Food security in South Africa: a review of national surveys
Demetre Labadarios, Zandile June-Rose Mchiza, Nelia Patricia Steyn, Gerda Gericke, Eleni Maria Winifred Maunder, Yul Derek Davids & Whadi-ah Parker
Volume 89, Number 12, December 2011, 891-899
Table 2. Access to food as reflected in scores for food security, risk of hunger and experience of hunger (food insecurity)a using data from three national surveys, South Africa
|Question||NFCS 1999 (n = 2 735)
|NFCS 2005 (n = 2 413)
|SASAS 2008 (n = 1 150)
|At risk of hungerc||23||27.9||25|
NFCS, National Food Consumption Survey; SASAS, South African Social Attitudes Survey.
a On the Community Childhood Hunger Identification Project index.
b Defined as a negative response to all the questions.
c Defined as an affirmative response to up to four questions.
d Defined as an affirmative response to five questions or more.
Source: adapted from references 11–13.